Here are 3 campfire friendly Queensland state forest and national park areas around Brisbane.
For a quick getaway that is cheap and allows you to use your camp oven over a fire, check out these 3 areas around Brisbane that allow you to do just that!
1. Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area
65-km north of Brisbane, linked to the mainland by road bridge.
Bribie Island offers beautiful coastal scenery, low-key bush camping spots, popular boating and fishing areas in Pumicestone Passage, excellent birdwatching opportunities and spring wildflowers.
2. D’Aguilar National Park
Between 10 km and 35 km north-west of Brisbane’s city centre
Discover remote gorges, sheltered pockets of subtropical rainforest, expanses of eucalypt woodland and spectacular views to Moreton Bay, all within an hour and a half’s drive of Brisbane.
D’Aguilar National Park (formerly Brisbane Forest Park) totals approximately 36,000 ha, protecting the core of the D’Aguilar Range’s vast bushland area.
3. Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area
Moreton Island is 40 km by ferry from Brisbane.
Tall sand dunes, miles of sandy beaches, crystal clear creeks and lagoons, coastal heath, rocky headlands and abundant wildflowers make Moreton Island a jewel in Moreton Bay.
Pricing & Booking Information:
Cost: Fees for camping permits in national parks and other protected areas, forest reserves, State forests and recreation areas, from 1 July 2015:
$5.95 per person per night, or $23.80 per family per night;
$3.30 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved educational excursions.
A family is 1 or 2 adults and accompanying children under 18 years.
The family rate applies to a maximum of 8 people in total.
Free of charge for children under 5 years.
All prices include GST.
Camping fees can be found here: http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/experiences/camping/camping_fees.html
Bookings can be made here: http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/experiences/camping/camping_bookings.html
NOTICE: All information and images have been found at the Queensland Government Department of National Parks, Sports and Racing.